Teaching

I am an Associate Fellow of the UK's Higher Education Academy (UKPSF D1 level).

In academic year 2017/18, I have taught the module CE320 - Large Scale Software System and Extreme Programming together with Dr Ana Matran-Fernandez, where we covered the topics of agile software development, extreme programming, unit testing and version control systems. My teaching skills evaluations are below.

During my PhD, I have also worked as Graduate Laboratory Assistant at the University of Essex in the following modules:

  • CE881 - Mobile & Social Application Programming 2015/2016 2014/2015
  • CE320 - Large Scale Software System and Extreme Programming 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
  • CE204 - Data Structures and Algorithms 2014/2015 2013/2014
  • CE101 - Professional Development 2014/2015 2013/2014
  • CE151 - Introduction to Programming 2014/2015
  • MA105 - Applied Mathematics 2014/2015

During my Master degree, I have worked as a Laboratory Assistant at the University of Parma in the following modules:

  • Fondamenti di Informatica e Laboratorio di Programmazione (C++ Programming) 2012/2013
  • Calcolatori Elettronici (Computer Architectures) 2011/2012

Mentoring

I have had the honor of mentoring:
  • Arman Simonian, undergraduate student from the Institute of Molecular Biology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, who spent Summer 2019 in the Simonyan lab (now MSc Bioinformatics student at University of Copenaghen)
  • Thrusha Puttaraju, high-school student of Harvard Summer School's 2019 class Becoming a Brain Scientist: Neuroscience and Psychology Research
  • Mariam Tigane, high-school student of Harvard Summer School's 2019 class Becoming a Brain Scientist: Neuroscience and Psychology Research
  • Jessica Yatvitskiy, high-school student who spent summer 2019 in the Simonyan lab
  • Alice Agnoletto, undergraduate student from the University of Parma who did her thesis at Essex in summer 2017
I have also volunteered in the following program to inspire next-generation scientists:

Teaching Skills Assessment

The Students' Assessment of Modules and Teaching (SAMT) scores for my lectures of the CE320 module at the University of Essex are shown below: